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274<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">GLEP:</th><td class="field-body">50</td> 274<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">GLEP:</th><td class="field-body">50</td>
275</tr> 275</tr>
276<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Title:</th><td class="field-body">Supporting alternative package managers</td> 276<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Title:</th><td class="field-body">Supporting alternative package managers</td>
277</tr> 277</tr>
278<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Version:</th><td class="field-body">1.1</td> 278<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Version:</th><td class="field-body">1.2</td>
279</tr> 279</tr>
280<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Last-Modified:</th><td class="field-body"><a class="reference" href="http://www.gentoo.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/xml/htdocs/proj/en/glep/glep-0050.txt?cvsroot=gentoo">2006/06/15 14:36:52</a></td> 280<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Last-Modified:</th><td class="field-body"><a class="reference" href="http://www.gentoo.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/xml/htdocs/proj/en/glep/glep-0050.txt?cvsroot=gentoo">2006/06/15 15:29:18</a></td>
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282<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Author:</th><td class="field-body">Grant Goodyear &lt;g2boojum&#32;&#97;t&#32;gentoo.org&gt;</td> 282<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Author:</th><td class="field-body">Grant Goodyear &lt;g2boojum&#32;&#97;t&#32;gentoo.org&gt;</td>
283</tr> 283</tr>
284<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Status:</th><td class="field-body">Draft</td> 284<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Status:</th><td class="field-body">Draft</td>
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298<p class="topic-title first"><a id="contents" name="contents">Contents</a></p> 298<p class="topic-title first"><a id="contents" name="contents">Contents</a></p>
299<ul class="simple"> 299<ul class="simple">
300<li><a class="reference" href="#abstract" id="id2" name="id2">Abstract</a></li> 300<li><a class="reference" href="#abstract" id="id2" name="id2">Abstract</a></li>
301<li><a class="reference" href="#specification" id="id3" name="id3">Specification</a></li> 301<li><a class="reference" href="#specification" id="id3" name="id3">Specification</a></li>
302<li><a class="reference" href="#rationale" id="id4" name="id4">Rationale</a></li> 302<li><a class="reference" href="#rationale" id="id4" name="id4">Rationale</a></li>
303<li><a class="reference" href="#note" id="id5" name="id5">Note</a></li> 303<li><a class="reference" href="#notes" id="id5" name="id5">Notes</a></li>
304<li><a class="reference" href="#backwards-compatibility" id="id6" name="id6">Backwards Compatibility</a></li> 304<li><a class="reference" href="#backwards-compatibility" id="id6" name="id6">Backwards Compatibility</a></li>
305<li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id7" name="id7">Copyright</a></li> 305<li><a class="reference" href="#copyright" id="id7" name="id7">Copyright</a></li>
306</ul> 306</ul>
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308<div class="section"> 308<div class="section">
341sanity will reign, and no package manager will become official without 341sanity will reign, and no package manager will become official without
342being able to build installation media, providing a transition path from 342being able to build installation media, providing a transition path from
343or to the existing official package manager, etcetera.</p> 343or to the existing official package manager, etcetera.</p>
344</div> 344</div>
345<div class="section"> 345<div class="section">
346<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" id="note" name="note">Note</a></h1> 346<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id5" id="notes" name="notes">Notes</a></h1>
347<ul class="simple">
347<p>An early criticism of this GLEP was that it fails to address eclasses and 348<li>An early criticism of this GLEP was that it fails to address eclasses and
348profiles. As far as eclasses are concerned, my view is that the above rules 349profiles. As far as eclasses are concerned, my view is that the above rules
349suffice, since eclasses only matter in their use in ebuilds. If a package 350suffice, since eclasses only matter in their use in ebuilds. If a package
350manager can effectively process all ebuilds, then it must be handling the 351manager can effectively process all ebuilds, then it must be handling the
351eclasses successfully, too. Profiles, on the other hand, are not addressed 352eclasses successfully, too. Profiles, on the other hand, are not addressed
352here even implicitly.</p> 353here even implicitly.</li>
354<li>Assuming the ebuild specification is successfully finished, then the
355first rule should really replace &quot;all ebuilds supported by the official
356package manager&quot; with &quot;all ebuilds that satisfy the ebuild spec&quot;.
357Similarly, in rule two &quot;by the official package manager&quot; should
358read &quot;by the official ebuild spec&quot;.</li>
359</ul>
353</div> 360</div>
354<div class="section"> 361<div class="section">
355<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" id="backwards-compatibility" name="backwards-compatibility">Backwards Compatibility</a></h1> 362<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id6" id="backwards-compatibility" name="backwards-compatibility">Backwards Compatibility</a></h1>
356<p>Pretty much the whole point, and it's explicit here.</p> 363<p>Pretty much the whole point, and it's explicit here.</p>
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